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Prevalence and Correlates of Snuff Use, and its Association With Tuberculosis, Among Women Living With HIV in South Africa

A high proportion of nonsmoking South African women living with HIV use snuff, which was a risk factor for TB. Additional research is needed to understand the relationship between snuff, TB, and other potential health risks.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:07
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[South Africa] Drinking alcohol and smoking during pregnancy even more deadly than we knew: Study

The danger of even low levels of drinking and smoking by a pregnant woman have been researched in an extensive new study conducted in South Africa and America. Alarmingly‚ the researchers said‚ many mothers-to-be are smoking and boozing. Between 2007 a
Safrica24 (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:55
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[South Africa] Drinking and smoking in pregnancy compound the risk for stillbirth, SIDS

Researchers at Stellenbosch University (SU) were involved in a large new study that showed that the combined effect of drinking and smoking in pregnancy compounds the risk for stillbirth and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Between 2007 and 2015, thi
Stellenbosch University (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:51
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STUDY SHOWS INCREASING STILLBIRTH RISK OF MOMS-TO-BE WHO SMOKE, DRINK

Women who drank alcohol and smoked during pregnancy had an almost three times higher risk of stillbirth compared with women who completely abstained from these behaviours. Experts at Stellenbosch University (SU) involved in a new international study foun
MFA NEWS
added Jul 9, 2018 13:48
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Polycystic ovary syndrome linked to mother’s health in pregnancy

Women who are overweight or smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have daughters who develop polycystic ovary syndrome, a nationwide study has found.
New Scientist
added Jul 8, 2018 15:42
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Prenatal exposures and birth indices, and subsequent risk of polycystic ovary syndrome: a national registry‐based cohort study

Conclusions Maternal smoking and increased BMI appear to increase the risk of PCOS in offspring. The association between SGA and the development of PCOS appears to be mediated by maternal factors.
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
added Jul 8, 2018 15:23
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[UK] Smoking in pregnancy challenge group, Review of the Challenge 2018

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group released a report on the 4th July 2018 calling for Government action to tackle smoking in pregnancy. The new report shines light on the progress towards the Government’s ambition to reduce the smoking in pregnancy
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:19
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Like mother, like child: Research reveals mums who have these five healthy habits are less likely to have obese children

Smokers more likely to have fatter children Meanwhile, the children of non-smoking mothers have a 31 per cent lower risk of obesity compared to those whose mothers smoke cigarettes. The results are the same regardless of the child and mother's age, et
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 22:40
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[UK] Call for government action as smoking in pregnancy rates stall

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, a coalition of health and maternity organisations, warns that more needs to be done after a recent NHS England report showing that smoking in pregnancy rates (at the time of delivery) dropped by just 0.2% in qua
MIDIRS (Midwifery Information Service) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:40
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[UK] Call for 'bold' Government action on smoking in pregnancy

On the morning new Government statistics on smoking are released for 2017/18 showing there has been little change in the number of pregnant women smoking on the previous year, the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, has called for ‘bold’ Government act
Nursery World (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:39
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